Sunday, December 11, 2016
11pm, #Vardah slowly chugging towards #Chennai.
Now at 200km.
NO weakening seen!
980mb with winds gusting to 138kph.
Sustained winds 100kph ... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/original/pPC8Q.gif
GFS suggests that #Vardah will make landfall near or over #Chennai at around 5pm as Severe Cyclone... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/normal/pPCm2.jpg
#Chennai - can experience 100 kmph winds after 2pm to 7/8pm on Monday with HEAVY to very HEAVY rainfall. Here's the surface wind forecast ... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/normal/pPCuc.jpg
Precipitation forecast suggests HEAVY to very Heavy rain expected during next 24hrs over Chennai, NE Tamilnadu, S Andhra .. https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/normal/pPCNE.jpg
#Chennai - 11pm, "calm before storm" .. its calm now! but light rains is slowly pushing into city.
Gradually it'll increase towards morning.
#Vardah - 10:30am, is still going strong "Category 1 storm "... Winds gusting to 130 kmph .. https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/normal/pPb54.jpg
Yes, #Vardah is drifting towards #Chennai and NO weakening observed yet, but weakening will be there from Sunday late-evening !
#Chennai - 11am, #vardah seen on RADAR at around 350km East from city... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/original/pPbez.gif
#Vardah landfall will be very near or over Chennai on Monday between 12pm and 4pm ... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/original/pPbvq.gif
Its now moving in a shear zone and Less shear near to coast ! Weakening should happen in next 12 hrs OR no weakening at all" ... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/original/pPbC8.gif
#Chennai, S-coast Andhra and N-coast Tamilnadu .. light/moderate rain will start from Today evening.
#Chennai, S-Andhra, N-coast TN ... HEAVY rain with high winds expected from early morning of Monday !
#ALERT - From today evening to midnight of Monday.. HEAVY to VERY HEAVY rain forecast for #Chennai, S Andhra, NE-Tamilnadu ... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/normal/pPbVv.jpg
From morning of 12-Dec to late-evening ... HIGH "damaging" winds expected... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/original/pPbXr.gif